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Abbett, Leon, 1836-1894 to Hon. Belmont Perry

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03769.031.01 Author/Creator: Abbett, Leon, 1836-1894 Place Written: Trenton Type: Typed note signed Date: 10 April 1890 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:

People: Payne, Benjamin, 1728-1782.
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Artillery, Transportation, Revolutionary War, Military History, Government and Civics, Continental Army, Finance

Sub Era: The War for Independence